The Way to Joy

Written by Laura Bernero The revelation of God is whole and pulls our lives together. The signposts of God are clear and point out the right road. The life-maps of God are right, showing the way to joy. Psalm 19:7-10, The Message Can you think of a specific time in your life when you felt […]

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A Lasting Joy

Written by Shawna Koller A few weeks ago I headed south to spend some time with and visit my Dad. I had such a great time and loved being able to spend a long weekend with him, especially since it had been a year and a half since i last saw him at my sister’s […]

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Light in the Darkness

Written by Brenna Case Two years ago I flipped on NPR while I was driving south from Maine. It was a bright and snowy afternoon, and callers were phoning in to say how shocked they were—all their thoughts and prayers and condolences went out to the families. Families of who? What happened? I listened to […]

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Good News of Great Joy

Written by Anna McCay That night in the fields near Bethlehem, the host of angels, although terrifying, declared to have good news of great joy for the shepherds. The lowly workers were given an opportunity to take part in history. They were given a reason to sing, a reason to look past their circumstance, and […]

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Choosing Joy

Written by Jenna Coutts I am so honored to have been asked to write and share with y’all. When Kallie asked what topic I wanted to write about, I knew immediately- joy. It’s a no-brainer for me. Joy is something that I love to talk about. I named my photography business Joy Unspeakable, so yes, […]

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Elusive Joy

I’m sitting here in my “Seek JOY” sweatshirt, pondering joy. It has been my mantra for about four years now, yet it still seems elusive so much of the time. I have JOY art on my walls and plastered on pottery that I have painted…as I look around me it is everywhere yet—it still seems […]

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You’re Gonna Want to Read This [ADVENT]

This past summer I asked some wonderful people to write a post for my blog. It was an awesome project and I loved it so much I wanted to do it again. As I considered how this could happen, it came to me—Advent! Advent: the coming or arrival of something extremely important The weeks leading […]

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